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Museum facilities


Wheelchair and Pushchair access - The museum is fully accessible for wheelchair users and pushchairs.


Wheelchairs and Mobility ScootersThe museum has two push along wheelchairs and two electric mobility scooters that can be reserved for use whilst visiting.  Thank you to Elite Mobility for supplying the powered equipment - telephone: 0800 169 5910 or www.

Car Parking - There are dedicated parking bays in the car park for wheelchair users. The museum has ample parking space including overflow parking for larger vehicles (e.g. coaches and motorhomes - please follow the overflow parking signs).


Toilets - There are accessible toilets within the main foyer and in the museum.


Baby changing facilities - There are unisex baby changing facilities located in the toilets within the main foyer and in the museum toilets.


First Aid - If you require first aid please ask a member of staff or go to reception at the museum entrance.


Guide dogs - We welcome guide dogs. There are grass areas outside for them; a member of staff will assist you if you require water.


Dogs - Unfortunately we do not allow dogs (other than guide dogs) into the museum and we do not currently have a covered parking area. If a dog is in clear distress and the owner cannot be located measures will be taken to ensure the dog's wellbeing.


If you have any specific access requirements, please call 01963 440 804.